Entries by Matt McDonald

Fresh search for missing toddler William Tyrrell to begin today

New South Wales Police are set to launch a fresh search for missing toddler William Tyrrell on Wednesday. William then aged three, disappeared in September 2014, while playing in the front yard of his grandmother’s house at Kendall on the New South Wales mid-north coast. Hundreds of locals and emergency services spent ten days searching […]

Gold Coast schools big winners in State budget

A number of Gold Coast High Schools will be among the big winners in Tuesday’s Queensland State Budget. The Queensland Government will spend $250 million on new school infrastructure across the State as part of its ‘2020 Ready’ program. Education Minister Grace Grace says the money will help accommodate an extra 17,000 students across Queensland. […]

WATCH: Woman charged with drink horse-riding in Logan

A woman has been charged after allegedly being more than four times the legal limit while riding a horse. Police were called to a tavern on Wembley Road at Logan Central around 11.30pm on Monday night after reports a woman was refusing to leave the premises. When officers arrived she allegedly rode the horse through […]

More than 250 Comm Games visitors still in Australia

The true number of Commonwealth Games athletes and officials who have remained in Australia has finally been confirmed. Australian Border Force bosses have been facing questions at a Senate Estimates hearing in Canberra, revealing 255 people are still in the country. Officials say 8,103 people arrived in Australia on special Commonwealth Games visas. 7,848 of […]